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New Hero Search John C. Post - Sep. 24, 1927 (12552)

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Dayton Police Dept. Patch
Resided: OH, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Sep. 24, 1927
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 53 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Dayton Police Dept.
Dayton, OH   USA
County: Monthgomery
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Captain
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
Badge: 38
On The Job: 24 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: OH   USA   Sat. Sep. 24, 1927
Summary: Captain Post and two other officers were attempting to apprehend a suspect who had already shot another subject, after they had argued over a crap game. Captain Post was ascending the stairway in an apartment building that the suspect was hiding in, when they met with gunfire. All three officers were wounded, and Captain Post succumbed to his wounds the following day. The officers who were able to return fire shot the suspect.

The suspect was later tried and convicted, but died of his wounds after the trial. The Dayton Police FOP lodge is named after Captain Post.

Captain Post had been with the agency for 24 ye

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